When There’s Time to Scrub

On the first day of de facto lockdown it is difficult to choose a topic to write about without coming across absolutely tone deaf. But I want to leave any advise and public information to the authorities and experts (more of which below) – please consult the experts – and try to keep the blog’s focus somewhere else.

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Blink and You’ll Miss It: January Sunshine

I saw a blue sky this weekend. That should be topic enough to blog about, given that I rarely venture out of my casket, but here we are: the sun was out. What truly sparked joy and triggered a frantic hunt for shorts and bikinis quarter of a century ago (I’m only joking, it never did, even back then) is now merely an additional cause of anxiety: how to deal with the sun without adding to the wrinkles of last summer.

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Case Study: Spendy Skincare

I am a skincare junkie and do not have a problem with that. It is a habit (character trait – could we call it that?) I developed very early on in life, and over the years, no matter whether I really had any disposable money or not, I always made enough materialise to buy small jars of smelly ointments (also, a skill).

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Summertime Skincare: Code Blue

Today’s skincare routine matches Meghan Markle’s Wimbledon outfit yesterday. I hope you appreciate that I keep your visual palette for the weekend consistent. I realised yesterday that my current skincare favourites are all blue, and they are all products that I am happy to recommend, so here you are. (Please note that I didn’t buy them to match each other and look cute in a picture together. Also, I wanted to photograph them with a blue hydrangea from my ​jardin, but the blue variety has gone on partial strike and is not blossoming evenly.)

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